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Inside NHL return: How league plans to decide Stanley Cup champion amid pandemic

USA Today - July 12, 2020 - 6:42am

The NHL is hoping the precautions it is taking at training camp and at hub cities in Toronto and Edmonton will allow it to award the Stanley Cup.

      
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Keep it simple, Democrats. Job One is making sure Americans can cast votes this fall.

USA Today - July 12, 2020 - 6:00am

Too many Democrats are debating policy or filing lawsuits instead of ensuring that Biden supporters are registered and polling places are plentiful.

      
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As sports return, experts fear leagues will use up scarce COVID-19 testing resources

USA Today - July 12, 2020 - 6:00am

NBA, MLB and MLS are using an estimated 19,000 COVID-19 tests per week, but say they are taking steps to avoid burdening a fragile infrastructure.

      
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Polls show Trump is losing to Joe Biden. They said the same thing 4 years ago against Hillary Clinton

USA Today - July 12, 2020 - 5:00am

Polls got it wrong when they showed Hillary Clinton defeating Trump in 2016. But pollsters say surveys showing Biden over Trump are more trustworthy.

      
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Some Americans refuse to mask up. Rules, fines and free masks will change that, experts say.

USA Today - July 12, 2020 - 5:00am

Experts spoke in support of rules and fines, likening refusal to wear a mask with traffic violations that put other drivers at risk.

      
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Same school, similar achievements, different skin: How race colors students' lives

USA Today - July 12, 2020 - 4:00am

Will and Omar's high school lives closely mirror one another. But because of the color of their skin, the world perceives them differently.

      
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How Black therapists cope with racial trauma while helping a community

USA Today - July 12, 2020 - 4:00am

Four Black Louisville, Kentucky, therapists talk about living with racial and generational trauma, while helping others cope with it.

      
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UFC 251: Usman retains title against game Masvidal

USA Today - July 12, 2020 - 1:08am

Kamaru Usman was mostly dominant in earning decision victory in welterweight title bout against Jorge Masvidal, who took the fight on short notice.

      
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Report: ESPN suspends Adrian Wojnarowski for profane email to Sen. Josh Hawley

USA Today - July 12, 2020 - 12:00am

ESPN NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski has reportedly been suspended by the network for a profane email he sent to Sen. Josh Hawley.

      
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Marine dad gives family the best wake-up call ever

USA Today - July 11, 2020 - 11:01pm

After an extended deployment, U.S. Marine GySgt. Wesley Johnson wanted to make sure he was the first thing his family saw when they woke up.

      
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2 slain police officers 'never had a chance' in Texas shooting, chief says

USA Today - July 11, 2020 - 9:23pm

The suspect died by suicide after being confronted by police after the incident, McAllen Police Chief Victor Rodriguez said.

      
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Scott Dixon continues hot start to IndyCar season with win at Road America

USA Today - July 11, 2020 - 8:10pm

Five-time champion Scott Dixon was back atop the podium at Road America on Saturday in the IndyCar Series' first race in front of fans this year.

      
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Former Russia special counsel Robert Mueller defends Roger Stone prosecution in wake of Trump commutation

USA Today - July 11, 2020 - 6:52pm

Robert Mueller challenges President Trump: Roger Stone was 'prosecuted and convicted because he committed federal crimes.'

      
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Golfer teases Tiger: 'He's scared' to play against us

USA Today - July 11, 2020 - 6:48pm

Justin Thomas, the 54-hole leader at the Workday Charity Open, teased Tiger Woods for his absence on the PGA Tour since its restart.

      
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'I thought this was a hoax': Patient, 30, dies after attending 'COVID party,' doctor says

USA Today - July 11, 2020 - 6:31pm

Young people are increasingly catching and spreading coronavirus, and similar parties have been reported in other areas of the nation.

      
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Trump wears mask while visiting wounded soldiers, medical workers at Walter Reed hospital

USA Today - July 11, 2020 - 6:25pm

Trump, who has been criticized for not wearing a mask at public events, donned one while visiting wounded soldiers at Walter Reed hospital

      
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More than $100 million at stake if other Power 5 schools eliminate non-conference games

USA Today - July 11, 2020 - 5:37pm

The Big Ten and Pac-12 moved to conference-only schedules, resulting in more than $45 million in lost revenue. Will the SEC, Big 12 and ACC follow?

      
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Lakers' LeBron James explains why he won't wear message on jersey during NBA restart

USA Today - July 11, 2020 - 5:33pm

James said the NBA's agreed upon choices for jersey messages "didn't really seriously resonate with my mission, with my goal."

      
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'Sadness and rage': Obituary for man who died of COVID-19 blames politicians for his death

USA Today - July 11, 2020 - 5:02pm

Mark Anthony Urquiza's obituary laid blame for his death on "politicians who continue to jeopardize the health of brown bodies."

      
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Fact check: Trump campaign T-shirt design similar to Nazi eagle

USA Today - July 11, 2020 - 4:19pm

President Donald Trump's campaign shirt is being criticized for having a design resembling a Nazi eagle.

      
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